Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

Looking for an easy Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers recipe? Learn how to make Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by hopperlady27

Makes 4 servings



Read more: http://www.food.com/recipe/quinoa-stuffed-bell-peppers-21078#ixzz1tkhFZIwn

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers

4 red bell peppers
1 tablespoon Light Buttery Spread with Flax Oil
1 medium onion
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 lb cremini mushroom, cleaned and sliced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
28 ounces diced tomatoes
1 cup quinoa, cooked

Recipe Directions for Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.

  2. Lightly grease a baking dish that will hold the peppers upright.

  3. Cut 1/2 inch from the top of the peppers and remove the seeds and membranes.

  4. In a large stock pot with a steamer tray, steam the peppers 4 to 5 minutes.

  5. Remove and set aside while preparing the stuffing.

  6. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter.

  7. Add the onion, garlic and mushrooms and saute until tender.

  8. Add the oregano and tomatoes, reduce heat and simmer about 8 minutes.

  9. Fold in the cooked quinoa.

  10. Fill the peppers with the quinoa mixture and stand up with their sides touching in the prepared baking dish.

  11. Cover loosely with foil and bake until the peppers are tender, 25 to 30 minutes.

  12. Read more: http://www.food.com/recipe/quinoa-stuffed-bell-peppers-21078#ixzz1tkiBU1IY

Categories

Appetizers, Brunch, First Course, Main Dish, Side Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 446.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.6g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
44mg
2%
Potassium
1250mg
36%
Total Carbohydrates
46.0g
15%
Dietary Fiber
8.7g
35%
Sugars
12.4g
Protein
10.4g
Vitamin A 111% Vitamin C 299%
Calcium 7% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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